A bit of media news now: Alloy Digital has announced the completion of its acquisition of The Escapist. GamePolitics reports the terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but both Alloy and previous Escapist owners Themis Media seem happy enough in statements, referencing the site’s established audience as well as Alloy’s deeper advertising revenue pockets. The Escapist launched in 2005 and presents a broad range of content; it’s particularly well known for its popular video series such as Yahtzee’s Zero Punctuation and Jim Sterling’s The Jimquisition.
App developer sues Milwaukee county over $1000 permit required for games like Pokemon Go to be played in public spaces
Milwaukee county is being sued over ordinance that requires a permit to play AR apps like Pokemon Go in public spaces.
While original Xbox games are getting backwards compatibility, modern features like achievements and widescreen resolutions are likely out.
The first trailer for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has dropped.
EVE Online and Minecraft have both been taken offline this evening, following LulzSec claims they have been hit by DDOS attacks, with League of Legends the latest victim in the string of attacks today.